North Gazette News/ Shimla
Himachal Pradesh State Forest Department has invited applications from the eligible candidates for the recruitment of forest guards on contractual basis. These appointments would be done at Forest Circle level, so the applicants have to apply to the concerned circle level office. The number of vacancies varies in each circle.
Interested and eligible candidates may apply on prescribed application format. last date for receiving applications in the concerned forest circle office is February 7, 2015.
Vacancies according to Circle wise were as follows —
1. Bilaspur: 4
2. Chamba: —
3. D/shala: —
4. Haripur —
5. Kullu: —
6. Mandi: —
7. Nahan: —
10. Wildlife Shimla–
11. WL Dharamshala–.
12. National Park Shamshi—
Written Test, Interview and physical efficiency test would be conducted during the recruitment process and on the basis of merit of all these, the candidates would be given appointments on post of forest guards in the different forest circles on contractual basis.
Physical Efficiency Test– 25 marks
Written Test– 60 marks
Personality Test- 15 marks
Total- 100 marks
The minimum education qualification is matriculation pass or equivalent. The candidate must be between 18yrs to 28. Upper age relaxation for SC/ST and OBC is 5yrs.
Physical Standards are
Male candidates: Height—165cms; Chest (Expanded/ Unexpanded)— 79/84cms
Female Candidates: Height— 150 cms; Chest (Expanded/ Unexpanded) — 74/ 79cms.
Physical Efficiency Test:
For Male candidates: (i) 100 Mtr run in 14 seconds, (ii) 800 Mtr. in 2 Min 45 Seconds; (iii) High jump of 1.25 Mtr. and (iv) Long jump of 4Mtr.
For Female Candidates: (i) 100 Mtr. in 17 Sec, (ii) 400 Mtr. 2 Min. 15 Seconds (iii) High jump of 70 Cm and (iv) Long jump of 2 Mtr.